Leadership and Development Programmes

In partnership with Origos, AFM offers the following development programmes:

Accelerate for existing and next generation leaders ( from 24th June – 9th December 2021 )

  • What it takes to be a great leader
  • Expertise and techniques to maximise your effectiveness
  • Strategic thinking and business case development
  • Leading a changing organisation
  • CMI Level 7 qualification (optional)
  • CEO presentations plus Q&A sessions
  • Attendance at AFM conference

‘Stepping Up’ for new managers ( from 6th July – 9th November 2021 )

  • All the essential management tools needed to lead high performing teams
  • 6 x 1 day workshops
  • Delivered at AFM member location (or remotely subject to COVID restrictions)
  • Optional CMI Level 5 qualification in Management
  • Attendance at the AFM conference

Coaching & Mentoring Development Programme – CMI L7 (from 22nd – 25th June 2021)

  • Define coaching practice and its purpose​
  • Improve coaching techniques and practice
  • How to embed coaching & mentoring across the organisation
  • Drive team performance through greater ownership and responsibility
We hope that many of these sessions will be held face-to-face, though where this is not possible, we will deliver content virtually. To find out more, and to register, click here

Masters programme

AFM Members are able to enrol for a Master degree in Strategic Leadership for mutuals, an award-winning venture between the BSA and the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. The programme teaches critical management and leadership skills, and gives awareness and knowledge of the key issues and challenges that exist, including:

  • Managing resources
  • Information Management
  • Leading change
  • Decision making
  • Strategy, governance and risk
  • Managing business improvement

For more on programme content, additional information and modes of study, please refer to the Programme Brochure.

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